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Lima, Peru, cob 1 escudo, 1710H, probably finest known, from the 1715 Fleet, encapsulated PCGS MS-64

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Lima, Peru, cob 1 escudo, 1710H, probably finest known, from the 1715 Fleet, encapsulated PCGS MS-64
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11,000.00USDto jojojo+ (1,650.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2010 Oct 21 @ 22:27UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Lima, Peru, cob 1 escudo, 1710H, probably finest known, from the 1715 Fleet, encapsulated PCGS MS-64. S-L25a; KM-35. 3.4 grams. Choice bold castle and cross, all details perfect, lustrous Mint State, scarcer assayer for the date, surely the highest grade ever recorded for this type. From the 1715 Fleet (as stated inside the slab), and Plate Coin in the 3rd edition of our Practical Book of Cobs (1995), page 104.